This course provides instruction and practice in theologically-based practical reasoning for ministerial contexts, including a comprehensive, coherent presentation of the articles of faith, and cultivating theological imagination in view of communities and neighbors through current questions, challenges to faith, and awareness of diverse contexts. Each class will focus on a particular article of the creed or related Christian doctrines for the practices of ministry. Focus: GOD THE CREATOR
The theology of gift and good works in light of the Christian teaching of stewardship in church and world. Special emphasis on how to encourage stewardship for the poor in Christian congregations.